Limousin is an agricultural region which is adorned with forests and vast pastures. It’s the perfect place to go on a green holiday to fill up on fresh air and nature walks. Discover its legends and historical anecdotes by opting for a holiday rental in Limousin.
Limousin beef, limousine car, does that ring a bell? To find out more about the origin of these expressions, quickly book a holiday rental in Limousin! This very agricultural region will delight lovers of nature and hiking, with its lakes, vast pastures and forests. Limousin counts three departments: Creuse, Haute-Vienne and Correze.
Discover the city of Aubusson, a world reference in tapestry, and visit the museum dedicated to the practice of this ancestral art. By the way, also consider admiring the old town, the stone bridge and its typical houses worthy of pretty postcards. Nearby, Limoges will captivate lovers of history, art and culture. This charming city has two medieval districts which will allow you to take a leap back several centuries. Do not miss the visit of the Saint-Etienne cathedral either. Take a tour around Brive-la-Gaillarde to see the Labenche museum, the Saint-Martin collegiate church and the Saint-Antoine de Padoue caves.
Then head to Correze to visit Turenne, a charming little village overlooked by a large medieval castle. Take a few hours to explore its small alleys and soak up the exotic atmosphere that reigns within the village. Also take advantage of your holiday rental in Limousin to discover Collonges-la-Rouge, with its atypical architecture and its buildings built in red sandstone! Not far away is one of the most beautiful villages in France: Curemonte. You will be seduced by its three castles and three churches.
Gourmets are advised: you must taste the region's foie gras and grillons de porc. The limousine hotpot, the bourriquette and the chabrot will delight even the most demanding palates, while the arena, the plum clafoutis and the pompes (pancakes) will delight the foodies.
Limousin is the ideal region to take a breath of fresh air and enjoy many activities in contact with nature. Quickly book your holiday rental in Limousin and take on the great outdoors and small villages in the region. The Vassiviere lake will appeal to travelers looking for calm and tranquility. Bring your fishing rod or swimsuit and have a good time on its banks, with friends or family.
Many hiking trails cross the Millevaches regional natural park. You can choose to explore them on foot, by mountain bike or on horseback, while discovering the local flora and fauna. Do you like animals? Then head out to the Loups de Chabrieres refuge, where wolves live in semi-freedom.
Museum lovers are not left out, with the Museum of Fine Arts of Limoges. If you like monuments and old stones, visit the Abbey of Solignac and the magnificent ruins of the Tours de Merle. Discover also the castle of Ventadour, the Notre-Dame de Tulle cathedral, the Sainte-Valerie abbey in Chambon-sur-Voueize and the castle of Rochechouart.
Fancy some thrills? Take advantage of your holiday accommodation in Limousin to treat yourself to a ride in a 4x4 driven by a professional driver, a hot-air balloon flight over Correze, a helicopter flight, or an introduction to piloting a drone around Brive-la-Gaillarde. If you prefer more unusual outings, opt for a Segway ride or a hike with llamas.
Those who are passionate about historical events must go to the village of Oradour-sur-Glane, located near Limoges. This field of ruins has preserved all the vestiges of the tragic events of June 10, 1944.
Does a vacation rental with a swimming pool in Limousin appeal to you? Vacanceole offers you an ideal residence, perfectly located for your future holidays with family, as a couple or with friends in Limousin. Let yourself be tempted by the residence Le Domaine du Bosquet***, located in Egletons, in Correze. This three-star establishment is made up of several small islets of wooden chalets, just a few minutes' walk from the ruins of the Ventadour castle.
It offers you a heated outdoor swimming pool, open in July and August: ideal for returning tanned from your holiday in Limousin. The residence is also entirely pedestrianized and guarantees you not only a stay in the greatest calm, but also in the greatest security for your children if you decide to come with your family. And when we say family, it's the whole family: animals are also accepted at your holiday rental in Limousin, so that you can all enjoy your stay combining relaxation and discovery.
How about taking advantage of your holiday rental in Limousin to develop good habits that will bring you closer to nature? Opt for an eco-friendly stay in Limousin with Vacanceole. The Group has been investing for several years in a CSR approach and makes it a point of honor to offer a fair and responsible holiday to all travellers. By the way, the residence Le Domaine du Bosquet*** is Green Key labeled.
All Vacanceole residences have implemented various eco-gestures and lifestyle habits (energy savings, support for local producers, etc.) that you will be able to integrate, while having fun, in your daily life. That way, when you return home and you act more responsibly by reducing your waste for example, you will always feel on vacation and you will have fond memories of your stay in Limousin!